BASEL OFFICE - Manager Payroll (Swiss Payroll)

Viking River Cruises AG

  • Date de publication:

    02 août 2022
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BASEL OFFICE - Manager Payroll (Swiss Payroll)

BASEL OFFICE - Manager Payroll (Swiss Payroll)

Viking is a strong and dynamic company - with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels cruising over 100 itineraries around the world. In 2022, our guests will experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations. We will also expand our operations to the U.S. with the addition of a new Mississippi River ship.



The Manager Payroll is ultimately responsible for all Swiss payment activities for Viking Catering Season River. The Manager Payroll reports to the Senior Manager Payroll.

This role is based in our Operational Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.



  • Responsible for the monthly payroll run

  • Ensure master data and mutations

  • Processing and account assignment of various invoices (OASI, tax, health insurance,...)

  • Management of 3rd party payroll providers

  • Responsible for the legal daily allowance

  • Responsible for the registration and deregistration of employees

  • Completion of interim earnings, PDU1, bank statement and other forms upon request.

  • Update and organize systems to manage payroll information

  • Responsibility for payroll accounting

  • Answer all payroll related questions

  • Responsible for opening tickets with our payroll support team as well as testing the implemented changes

  • Support various HR projects




  • Completed commercial education and further training in payroll or social insurance (or at least 5 years of professional experience)

  • Several years of professional experience in the same role. Beneficial also in an international sector

  • Fluency in German and English (spoken/written)

  • SAP knowledge is a strong advantage

  • Very good handling of MS-Office especially Excel (Pivot, Vlookup, ...)

  • Independent, precise and punctual way of working

  • Committed and team-oriented personality

  • Natural familiarity with numbers



  • Employee restaurant (including free soft drinks, juices and coffee)

  • Regular company events, such as sports games, BBQ, cooking classes

  • Flexible working hours

  • Various discounts (e.g. for sports memberships and cultural events)

  • A modern working environment with height-adjustable desks

  • A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future

  • A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years


If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website, including a cover letter (one page, introducing yourself and outlining why you are interested in the role) as well as your CV in English and relevant references. For further details about this position, please feel free to contact Virginia Belli under +41 61 638 60 35

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